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Máire Geoghegan-Quinn and Medtronics’ Gerry Kilcommins in Galway.  Photograph: Andrew Downes

EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn has described the EU’s preliminary investigation into Ireland’s tax regime (...)

Medtronic: The centre is equipped with digital communication technology for “global networking”, along with three-dimensional printing for new ideas and space for training and education.

A €7.7 million brainstorming centre to devise new treatments for cardiovascular and cardiac rhythm disease is due to be opened by EU Commissioner for (...)

Andrew Lovern  and Brid McCarty in the Team Theatre Company production of  Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia. Photograph: Frank Miller
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A blow for arts education Team Theatre Educational Company has exited stage left. The innovative company emerged from under the wing of the Abbey Thea(...)

Newcastle University researchers have demonstrated that sewage treatment plants have the power to run themselves while producing renewable energy.

Scientists have built a hydrogen fuel cell powered by sewage. The cell, the first of its kind, was used to transform sewage into useful hydrogen gas u(...)

Blob Fish was voted the world’s ugliest creature.

It may be no oil painting but that is precisely the reason the blobfish, a ball of slime that lives at the bottom of the ocean, has been crowned the w(...)

 A road is covered by a landslide in Derrybrien, Co.Galway, in 2003 .  Photograph: Joe Shaughnessy

Climate change does not only alter the weather and has other impacts such as helping to trigger landslides. Ireland can expect more landslides because(...)

Dr Michal Molcho of the Health Promotion Research Centre at NUI Galway said that while in general more boys than girls were bullied, girls were more likely to be victims of cyber bullying. 
 Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Some 37 per cent of nine-year-old children in Ireland report being bullied, a conference in Dublin heard yesterday. The findings were presented at Bul(...)

When a team chooses to apply an intervention it is considered “a move”, much like a snakes and ladders game. Photograph: Druyts.t/ Wikipedia

A unique simulation, akin to ‘war gaming’, has been launched to help find ways to reduce gaps in “healthy life expectancy”. People living only a few m(...)

Laura O’Connor and Eleonora Fetter with two of the purple bikes that are part of the new cycle-sharing scheme in Galway.

Smart staff and students are adapting to “intelligent” bikes within NUI Galway (NUIG) this week as the university initiates the first cycle-sharing sc(...)

‘What we are doing in the universities is to support those people in developing solutions to challenges which are coming down the line,’ says Prof Kieran Hodnett

When most of us think about medicines, it is the finished products that come to mind: the shiny tablets or capsules that come in jars and packets. We(...)

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